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theorbo

noun the·or·bo \thē-ˈr-(ˌ)bō\
plural the·or·bos

Definition of THEORBO

:  a stringed instrument of the 17th century resembling a large lute but having an extra set of long bass strings

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Origin of THEORBO

modification of Italian tiorba, teorba
First Known Use: 1605

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